Establishing ground rules at the beginning of their stay will save a lot of frustration, resentment, and possible conflict down the line. It may also very well save the relationship—and your relationship with your children is priceless. Supporting one another through tough times is what family is for. So whether you're excited to have your children back home or rolling your eyes at the very thought of their return, take time to do this right. Then take advantage of this time to reconnect and get to know your adult children for the people they have become. When communication remains open and family members respect one another, this can be a wonderful time to spend with your adult children. And remember, your nest will be empty again one day.
If you or someone you know is struggling with creating a strong and intimate relationship, please reach out and contact me. I am here to provide personalized guidance and coaching. And if you want to start right now, purchase The Pathway to Love at-home program. You don't need to wait: You can begin the process today. Take advantage of the opportunity to receive the support and guidance you deserve. As always, I'm here to support you in creating a transformational life and strong and powerful relationships. And don't forget to catch my radio and TV show, "Pathways to Love with Julie Orlov," LIVE every Sunday at 1:30 p.m. PST on LATalkLive!
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